On Guerrero. Photo by Lydia Chávez

This is the third I have seen abandoned on the street – all in the last month or so.

Lydia Chávez

I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor at Berkeley’s J-school until 2019. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born and raised. The Tribune...

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  1. Maybe people are clearing out living space since they’re spending more time inside and ironing boards take up storage space and aren’t used much any more. Who irons anything besides, perhaps, men’s shirts? That’s my guess.

  2. Ironing boards make excellent runoff tables for portable shopwork. Good foldup work tables for tools & parts. My eye out for them as I drive around.

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